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Odisha: Dreaded Criminal Injured In Ganjam Police Encounter

Bhubaneswar: In yet another breakthrough by Ganjam police, dreaded criminal Manoj Swain was injured during encounter with cops near Narayan Temple in Khallikote area of the district early today morning.

According to reports, the incident took place at 4:30 am on Friday. Manoj fired at the cops in order to escape, following which the men in uniform fired in retaliation. While Manoj sustained a bullet injury on his left leg, Khallikote IIC and four other police personnel too were injured in the encounter.

Manoj is currently undergoing treatment at MKCG hospital in critical condition. A mouser, 2 live bullets and a magazine were seized from his possession.